There are many different kind of EKG problems that can be associated with a person who is in cardiac arrest. Doctors have tried many times to help those individuals prior to them dying. These victims of sudden cardiac arrest would greatly benefit from advanced cardiac life support. Due to the high demand, paramedics rarely have time to render care in the pre-hospital care environment. No one should delay early CPR or defibrillation to obtain an EKG or to start an I.V. for medication therapy. Everyone should remain calm and call 911.